Food can become contaminated at any stage of production and safety is the joint responsibility of everyone in the food supply chain. Many people become ill from food prepared at home, but we can avoid getting sick with some simple safe food handling rules!
1/3 of food produced is lost or wasted. This is not only an ethical and economic issue, it also depletes the environment of limited natural resources. Simple changes in the way we shop, cook, plan meals and store food, can make a huge difference!
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Fats and carbohydrates are often under the spotlight as being unhealthy. But should we limit our consumption of fat and carbohydrates? Are they good for our health?
Five portions of fruit and veg a day is the current recommendation for a healthy diet. But could 3 portions be just as beneficial for our health?
A high salt consumption raises our blood pressure, which is a risk factor for heart disease. Could decreasing our salt intake prevent our risk of heart failure?
"Trust in science in the post-fact era." We explored the influence of social media on public perception, how the post-fact era influenced science journalism and science, and how we could all play a part in creating a new 'fact era'.
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